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    November 20, 2012
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(male announcer) live from the bay area's news station, this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 4:00 a.m. start now. it is tuesday november 20, 2012 with a live look outside from our roof camera back and '70s disco. clouding starts for a chance of rain for the bay area. the morning. >> does get to the forecast with today erica standing by with the weather. >> it is clear we do have clout cover above and would weather on the way. this is the perfect time to leave your house. temperatures
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will arrive from the upper 40's to livermore getting into the 50s or concord and san carlos. oakland coming at 60 degrees. this is quite an impressive system it could bring anywhere from an half inch from an inch of rain to our north bay bally's.valleys. >> futurecast 4 at 7 a.m. light rain north of the golden gate bridge. this system will continue south by lunchtime it crosses the golden gate we could pick up light rain along the coast. we will continue to see on and off showers brought the rest of the day. the band of yellow indicates moderate to heavy rains starting to shift its way south. we have the potential for wet weather as the wake up tomorrow morning. the showers will start to taper off by wednesday afternoon.
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dry clear conditions and temperatures warmer. >> 64 in san francisco. 65 in fairfield. 66 expected in fremont. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows and looks to be a dry face giving day. we will continue with mostly sunny conditions for blacks friday and beyond. >> no hot spots in the traffic area overnight road work but nothing to slow you down. >> good at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza out of oakland's to the city. the san mateo bridge the ride is 12 minutes from into in. southbound 10 on the road looks good some overnight road work other than that southbound 101 is moving at the limit. >> thank you erica. president obama is sending secretary of state hillary clinton to the middle east
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in hopes she can help mediate in into the conflict in gaza and israel. clinton will depart today from cambodia where she was a company president on a visit to southeast asia. she will begin her middle east diplomacy by meeting with the prime minister in jerusalem. she will meet with palestinian officials before heading to cairo in meeting officials in egypt. >> rocket fire has risen to more than 100 killed in gaza. the u.s. embassy in tel aviv was also attacked this morning. interest center has the latest. >> normal life is nearly grind to a halt. rockets rained down on the palestinian territory. the exchange of rocket fire between the israel hamss is on its seventh day. israel
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attacked 80 target and gossip. >> we are witnessing and delivered escalation on the part of this release to cause as much as million civilian deaths. >> we're not targetting civilians but we're sending out tens of thousands of telephone and telex messages and dropping leaflets warning civilians in areas that are liable to be hit by our military to evacuate. >> is really tanks are awaiting orders for a possible ground invasion-- israeli tanks. >> in the end it has to be a cease-fire that is the key. >> a peace effort is on the way to stop the violence in egypt is working to reinstate a cease fire. arab foreign ministers are visiting gaza today. in the cease-fire that is agreed to must be permanent.
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>> there is no is nohamas would agree to a committed cease-fire because it would not mean anything we would have rockets on israeli territory in a week. we want to know that when it is over it is really over. >> closer to home a 65 year old woman was kidnapped from a vallejo shopping center sexually assaulting and left by the road. and the suspect is only 14 years old and we are now getting a first look at him. still photos were allowed in court yesterday. this is one of them as kavier king made his first court appearance. prosecutors say they will try and as an adult because of this violent nature of the crimes. police said last weekend approached the woman and then kidnapped and sexually assault her. they say she was left on the side of the road where she was found hours later. the suspect was caught when he went back to the crime scene. knocking faces 10
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counts of possible life sentences, for attempted murder, rape, and torture. king did not enter a plea at yesterday's hearing and is bomb was set for four and a half million dollars. >> a local pastor has resigned from his parish weeks after his defense of a convicted ciao molested at a parish festival infuriated parents in scandalize the diocese of san jose. rev. liue vu was the pastor at st. frances cabrini school in paris. a 19 year-old former student recognize convicted pedophile mark burris working the sound system that paris festival, setting off a heated exchange between a group of parents and the river. >> the 49ers jump all over the bears last night when a 32 to 7. cabinet through
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for doing it 43 yds and two touchdowns of 49 as rolled past the look leagues' fifth best defense. coming up will hear more from players about the big win. >> we will take a quick break we will be back with more here any minute. we want to give you a quick look from the san mateo bridge. the weather today will be changing we have rain. the north bay first and it should spread area wide by later this evening. we will visit our web the center and get a more detailed look at the forecast. >> and we will see if the rain will go away in time for thanksgiving.
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now for a quick check of the
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market's future trading snout is positive but only slightly. we have investors somewhat worrying about the on on european debt crisis. we are only ride above the neutral mark we could turn negative today. we have to wait and see. stocks had the best day since the election. we saw such a best-why did we see such positivity. the dow as the the nest thaopening 0 a.m. t opening bell scope. >> that means you will soon start using in http as connection as opposed to the
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less secure http. it's what most stores and banks use. facebook says the change will shows the status slow things down only slightly users don't like it can't cop out. will has cancel christmas and the rest of december for that matter. a bug in around enjoyed 4.2 or jellybean. the mobile device operating system doesn't include the month of december in some apps. nexis owners started talking about the problem on goals for a few days ago. will is no doubt working on software update to fix the calendar problem, but until then it looks like it's straight from thanksgiving to new year's 4 jellybean users. >> the l.a. times reports a new study by the l.a. county economic development corp. shows the county lost more than 16,000 film and tv jobs between 2004 and 2011. the agency says most of the jobs
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front of the states that offer special tax breaks and incentives to the industry. the report found that during the same time. new york at more than 14,000 jobs while georgia at around 800. despite the losses, the study also found in a tanning industry. employing around 347,000 people in 2011. >> here is a live look at the babbay bridge toll plaza. san francisco the temperature is 48 degrees we are off to a mild start. it looks like we will be went going forward.
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welcome back the time is 4:15. >> streets are flooded in portland oregon. storms have left people without power this morning. at least one person has died. nearly 2 in. of rain fell in six hours jester day in one a seattle neighborhood. wet weather is supposed to continue but the downpour showers are over with. >> the time is 4:15 on your tuesday morning erica will look at your forecast. >> good morning annie. the system will approach from the north we will see rain fall and the north bay as early as 7:00 a.m. this morning. that could impact your morning commute for those of you leaving town for the holiday week. as we head into the afternoon gusty winds will pick up. some of the rain will start
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to shift south and later tonight iran will pick up in intensity as the main band of the cold front pushes through the bay area. the overnight hours and into tomorrow morning. the current look at satellite and radar the wet weather approaching the bay area and parts of northern california. we have not seen sprinkles just yet. we have cloud cover associated with the system and the wins will pick up. your temperature is 58 in richmond. 60 in oakland. . we will see a mix of clouds, rain, wins as well. 64 in sunnyvale. fairfield at 65. six and san leandro. a cooler day for downtown san francisco 64 degrees. low 60s cloudy conditions wet weather for petaluma and the bottle. daly city at 62 degrees.
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your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows drier weather as we pushed in closer to thanksgiving. that will be a sunny one. temperatures in the mid to upper 60s. it will continue with warmer weather mild weather for this time of year as we transition into the weekend. i will have more on your forecast coming up in a bit. >> as we take it to the traffic center we have a new accident with injuries north bound 880 at marina boulevard. expect delays other than that traffic is quiet. the bay bridge toll plaza nice and easy conditions. the metering lights are not active we are seeing top speeds up the incline this morning. the san mateo bridge is good no problems getting to the bridge coming from the south bound direction of the nimitz freeway. the golden gate bridge ride looking good coming out of marin county no ground fog to contend with traffic moving
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at the limit. on our traffic maps all is well for the east shore freeway westbound 24. sixth downorth bound 101 los good no axes to report for northbound 85. >> thank you erica. there is concern over the type of pipe chevron plans to use to replace the one that broke last of is causing a huge fire at the richmond refinery. a preliminary findings suggest that corrosion caused the carbon steel pipes ruptured leading to august refinery fire in richmond. chevron has asked the city of richmond for a permit to replace the pipe with something better. a 9 percent chromium steel alloy but the chemical safety board is insured that is what best to prevent future incidents. >> this particular alloyed is call 9 kron can be susceptible to what is called sole foundation corrosion. it does not prove the alloy is not a good
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choice but it prompt some more questions whether the allied war resist this kind corrosion. >> the chemical safety board is issued a subpoena from chevron the board once questions answered like why they have chosen what they have and explain why they chose chromium steel instead of stainless steel. >> a $20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the rest of a suspect in a violent crime spree in south bay. police said the suss aspect, we have images. this person could be responsible for shooting and killing a 22 year-old man to be attentive to carjacked friday night. he described as a hispanic male 20 to 25 years ago. 180 lbs. wearing a white hood sweatshirt. a 26 year-old second suspect was arrested friday evening following a string of or robbers at a gas station. in it in a
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gunbattle with police during which one officer was shot but escaped serious injury. the officer was apparently set by middle maize bottle in his belt. >> had it not been for the canister we would be talking a different a different thing here besides our officer been released from the hospital he may still be in the hospital or did now. >> police said the suspect is armed and dangerous. >> the possibility of the oakland police department been put under federal control is growing larger. now an attorney or poisoning the police union said it unfair to blame only the rank-and-file. the promise they to make reforms. the city has parlayed--nearly 10 years to make those changes. >> the question is is anyone above the rank of sergeant lt. are they being held accountable. i am not talking about just the police department i am talking about the entire city of oakland and their
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elected officials. are they being held accountable? let us talk about the people will supervise those cops. everyone in the city of oakland. who manages that police part. >> the police union said it is not advocating that the department put under federal control. but that could happen if the city and the point is don't reach an agreement on reforms by december 13th. >> about 200 workers are taking part in a 24 hour strike at the port of oakland and the oakland airport. workers represented by the service employees international union walked off the job at 930 last night. they are protesting what they say are unfair labor practices. the strike is not expect to disrupt holiday travel at the airport, but port officials say they are concerned it could cause disruptions at the harbor. >> thousands of bay area nurses are set to walk off the job today. it will be
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the second strike this one by nurses represented by the california nurses association. >> here is video from a strike earlier this month. registered nurses at eight hospitals operated by sutter health and to san jose hospitals operated by hospital corp. of america will go on strike at 7 this morning. there are upset about staffing levels, sick leave and other issues. the strike at sutter hospitals is planned for two days, while the strike at san jose hospital's is set for just one day. >> hospital officials say because of the contract the striking nurses will not return to work until sunday. >> the wake of the new bay bridge spain has been transferred to the suspension system that will carry into the future in drivers as well. the 32,500 t deck was supported by a temporary structure in construction. but it is now
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being held up by those huge cables you see running from the new tower. officials plan to hold a press tour of the new bridge later this morning. we will give you an up close look lead today. we will be right back on the kron 4 morning new caroews. rain on the way we will talk about that in a bit.
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welcome back the time is 4 :26. federal authorities say for southern california men have been charged with plotting to kill americans overseas by joining al qaeda and what caliban in afghanistan. the defendants
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were arrested for plotting to bomb government facilities in public places they include a man who served in the u.s. air force. police and idaho rest it wanted to your a man in the beating death of a rare monday at a zoo in boise. police said the suspect was one of the two men spotted at the zoo early saturday, shortly before a pytas monk was found seriously injured. authorities say the animals die from the blunt force trauma to the head and neck they also found blood at the site. tips lead police to suspect. authorities in napa of lost a homicide investigation into the house explosion that killed two people and level dozens of homes november 10th. investigators now searching for a wide fancying in the neighborhood. a stories originally believed that natural gas to the explosion. fattal held
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yesterday for two people killed in the blast. >> and possible rescue for the twinkie. of the senate second largest union will go to mediation. many the maker of twinkies and other snack foods will be going out of business just get. the company already in bankruptcy, had been in court today to liquidate its assets. they cite a crippling strike last week. the judge said both parties to me to talk. >> livermore is looking at 48 degrees for a temperature. it is chilly warming up to about 68 degrees this morning. we do have rain in the mix for your forecast. we will get the latest with erica on that in just a minute.
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we are back. the time is
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4:30. we are looking at the james lick freeway where it is dry. >> we do have wet weather on the way it will come to the north bay first there it is dry the perfect time to leave your house. it will affect a lot of people leaving for travel plans. thanksgiving coming up in a couple of days. it is tried that us look at live conditions in walnut creek. the rain is impacting parts of northern california. this is a complex system cloud cover, gusty winds associated with it. as we head into the latter morning hours pigeon pass for predicts we could pick up light rain by 7:00 a.m. this morning. the moisture will stick north of the golden gate bridge. the afternoon hours the showers will start to shift south. we could pick up light rain on the peninsula downtown san francisco and parts of the east bay shore. it to 5:00 p.m. the potential for on
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and off showers. into the overnight hours the rain intensified. plo ban on the screen in the case had to moderate rain. the showers will impact the south bay as we wake up tomorrow morning. as we look at your conditions in terms of temperatures. 57 in santa rosa. 58 in san francisco. '60s for daly city and half moon bay. mid-60's for san mateo redwood city upper 60s reported in concord. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows drier conditions just in time for thanksgiving. it looks like we will continue to see the sun shine for black friday and beyond. we did have an injury accident north bound 880 the on ramp at arena boulevard. the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza no concerns or problems. traffic conditions light with no metering lights to deal with. at the san mateo
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bridge traffic is equal in both directions of highway 92. southbound 101 looking good for those of you coming out of the north bank. >> thank you erica. new this morning redwood city firefighters now assisting with the water main break an evacuation near brewster in redwood city the call came in about 3:00 a.m. this morning. no other information is available. you may want to think about what happens in daly city with a water main broke in daly city. for will have more when our crew is on the city. we have a water main break in redwood city now we will tell you more as soon as we find out. also new this morning president obama is sending secretary of state clinton to the middle east in hopes she can help mediate an end to the conflict between gaza and israel. a deputy white house national security adviser says clinton will pot depart from cambodia today where she has been accompanied
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president obama on a visit to southeast asia. >> clinton will begin her mid east diplomacy by meeting with israeli prime minister in jerusalem. she also meet with palestinian officer before heading to cairo to meet with leaders in egypt. >> a man in the hospital with life-threatening injuries this morning after being stabbed during a robbery near fisherman's wharf is today. police said a 25 year-old victim was approached by two men in their 20s in the area of bay street and columbus avenue at about 3:00 a.m.. the first suspect not the man to the ground and the second suspect stabbed him three times. the man cell phone was stolen and the two suspects took off. the victim was able to walk home where a roommate took him to the hospital. mchale garrett's memorial was yesterday's. her case
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remains active and d in eight tests are done now on a child's bone fragment that was found in a grade linked to the speed freak killers. the fragments could belong to her daughter but they are not sure yet. >> all happy in this became in possible after the moment mckenna was kidnapped. for the last few years i don't know she has been in a situation where she has been abused or she is not alive. >> mchale was mother says no matter what the test results you will hold a memorial for her daughter every year to remember. >> that have been delays in testing the bone fragments. the evidence was sent to an out-of-state facility. it is now on its way back to california for testing. the result should be back in about four to six weeks. the
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mother says she does not mind the late she is not ready to know the answer now. >> pg&e is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect in a walnut creek kidnapping case. it happened november 7th. a woman was walking to our car went to suspect forced her into the car, tied her up and blindfolded her. then they drove to a string of atms to withdraw money from her account. the woman was released later that night in the oakland hills. >> pesos diego has lived in the country since he was four years ago he has been detained for two months after he got a deportation order his family received when they withdrew their asylum case when he was 11. >> dozens of people rallied
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in san francisco on the steps of the immigration office calling for diego's release. diego were up in san francisco and graduated from independence high school. this ordeal is taking his toll on its love once. >> we have faith and i hope he comes out soon. >> he has been like a role model my whole life ever since i was young he has taught me what is good and bad and i grew up with him. i lived with him 14 years of my life is like a big brother to me. it is pretty large. >> diego was led to a recently working at a metal shop and had dreamed of joining the marines. his family says they hope that dream can still come true. >> a san francisco board of supervisors committee has voted to recommend against and s f m proposal that would give free muni proposals. the proposal
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would use 1.6 million to fund the first five months of a 22 month program the rest of the funding would have to come from fiscal budget in 2013 and 2014. the proposal will be heard by the full board of the bisons. the committee's recommendation will be to disallow the program. no word on when the program will start if it were to pass. >> meanwhile across the bay the city of oakland is offering free parking at all meter space this friday. and every set unsaturday until new year's day. >> it is part of an effort by city officials to boost holiday shopping. >> the time is 4:34. we will be right back with the kron 4 morning news first a live look from san jose. no traffic problems tearing
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this early 4:00 a.m. hour we are expecting cloudy conditions and a chance for showers later today. now in san jose is 56 degrees. breezy at times the high for this afternoon the mid '60s. erica will come back with your forecast a look at your traffic.
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we are back at 4:39. >> a new report from self magazine has lookednamed san jose the fetus city in america. >> america's healthiest city is san jose california. (cheers & applause) i am here at city hall and i
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just broke the good news to the mayor. >> san jose there is no excuse for giving your exercise in. (cheers & applause) the center for disease control and prevention reports that women in san jose live three years longer than the average city. until the age of 84. there are a couple of reasons for that. the primary one is that 84% exercise regularly. what is going on behind you is not a flash mob is called you jammed it does. in san jose. by suzy. susie this is your baby. >> a lot of calories being burned. learning about a thousand calories in every class. upper body lower body. a lot of love and support and unity. >> i have my dancing shoes on let's go! >> >> a reminder you can catch
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the full segment today on the doctor's starting at 3:00 p.m. right here on kron 4. >> a government panel want more people to be routinely tested for hiv the u.s. preventive services task force suggest people ages 15 to 65 for a women be checked for the disease. that is a change from its 2005 recommendation, which covered adolescents and adults at increased risk for hiv. but with the cdc estimated that 25 percent of people infected with hiv do not know they have the disease. the task force says more must be done to help people become aware as early as possible. the cdc estimates that there are 1.2 million people in the u.s. living with hiv, with 50,000 cases each year. a new study finds that kids who regularly attend day care are more likely to be
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overweight and those that stay at home with mom and dad. kids between the ages of 1 and four who stayed with an extended family member are in a day care were more likely to become obese by the age of 10. researchers have not figured out the reason behind the weight difference they said the diet and exercise should be closely watched if you have a child in day care. >> will take a quick break as we go back us go back outside we have live pictures this morning from the port of oakland. or are following stories of employes to will strike actually starting last night. they have gone 16 months without a contract they are not taking it anymore they're walking off the job. we will have a live report coming up.
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we are back there will be no baby jesus no major, or no wise men in the santa monica parker this christmas. the judge has denied a bid by a group of christian churches to allow a nativity scene in palisades park. the city shut down the sixth decade
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tradition. after a bitter dispute last year by christians and 80s. the attorney representing the christian churches as he applies to appeal another hearing is set for next month. let us bring it to the bay area we are following changes in the forecast. >> good morning erica. good morning james. >> drizzle along the coast. we have the potential for wet weather beginning later this morning a few sprinkles passing through. later tonight in to the overnight hours we are tracking the main cold front relatively complex system will see gusty conditions. a lot of cloud cover. of course the rain. if you sleep in tomorrow morning you will miss the bulk of the wet weather. people are concerned as they are hitting the roads for the thanksgiving holiday. we
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will continue to see the showers as we head into tomorrow. they will start to taper off into the afternoon however, tomorrow afternoon will be a dry one. partly sunny skies. the clout will return overnight. it will be dry thanksgiving black friday and looking ahead tippers on the mild side is not a little bit warmer for this time of year. satellite and radar shows where the wet weather is currently situated. far from the bay area now again, we have the potential for a light sprinkle ahead in the system. again the bulk of the wet weather is expected to fall sometime later on tonight. we do have clouds and the forecast now drizzle as well. futurecast 4 set up for 7 a.m. light showers north of the golden gate bridge. as we put the clock into motion we have the potential for an off and on shower 5:00 p.m. the yellow starting to appear on the screen around santa rosa.
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that is the start of the main band. it will pass through overnight as we wake up tomorrow 7:00 a.m. most of the moisture is located in the south bay the southern half of the peninsula. certainly be aware of that it could be a messy roadway ride. as we turn our attention to now temperatures not bad warmer this morning compared to yesterday's. 59 for vallejo. 69 and oakland. upper 50s for downtown san francisco. 58 in sunnyvale. into the afternoon again keep an umbrella handy certainly important advice today. mid '60s for santa clara. campbell 66. fairfield at 65. 67 for castro valley 66 reported in san leandro. city by the bay coming in at 64 degrees low 60s plenty of clout for petaluma and a bottle. berkeley at 65. 62 in vallejo your kron fall
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( male announcer) now here is stanley roberts who found some people behaving badly. ( male announcer) now here is stanley roberts who found some people behaving badly. ( male announcer) now here is stanley roberts who found some people behaving badly. ( male announcer) now here is stanley roberts who found some people >> overall mild conditions that more clout as we head into sunday and monday. that is your forecast i will have more on in just a bit. as we take it over to the traffic center is quite a good time to leave your house. the issues or delays at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza traffic doing fine out of oakland's into the city. the san mateo bridge west and eastbound 92 the drive is 12 minute from end to end. southbound 101 they're starting to reconfigure the lines for your commute into san francisco. as we take it to our traffic maps we are good northbound 101 coming out of the coyote valley. north bound 85 is accident free. green on our roadways sensors to the peninsula
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your drive is 23 minutes out of novato into the city. >> thank you erica. bay area philanthropist and a granddaughter of william randolph hearst. stevie hearst cooke has died of pneumonia she was 85 years old. her death came six months after her twin died. like her brother she served several decades on the hearst corp. board of directors joining in 1962 and retiring in 1998. she helped found what sites national center for decline facilitated therapy which provides horse assisted their programs for children and adults with special needs. >> psychiatrists say the man has paranoid schizophrenia and cannot cooperate with lawyers and does not understand the justice system. a second psychiatrist has not finished his report the
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hearing will be postponed until january 7th. san francisco city supervisors and set to vote on an ordinance that would ban nudity in most public places a proposal by supervisor scott wenner would make an exception for permitted street fares and parade as well as for young children. wenner says he resisted a ban but compelled to act after constituent complained to him about naked man. the ban sparked renewed protest and a lawsuit. >> california's fast auction of greenhouse gas permits and of the permits issued for 2013 were sold. california air resources board said permits allow for 1 t of carbon sold for about $10 each at last year's auction. the permits are part of california's cap and trade program an essential piece of the state's 2006 global warming regulation
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aims to dramatically reduce emissions of heat trapping gases. >> cillin kaeopernick made his debut last night. he had a beautiful throat to kyle williams. down the right side 57 yds in that play. that and a 3 yd touchdown pass to burn in davis. here is the past vernon davis is the in dropping back. i love it when a plan comes together. alton smith with letters that jason campbell his fourth sack of the night. it was all over campbell all night long. the forty-niners were all over the bears and this one. the final score was 32 to seven. a will leaving 20 to 0 at the half. there on the road
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facing the new orleans saints. here is what harbau gh had to say about the game last night. i usually tend to go with guys who has a hot hand. we have two quarterbacks that have a hot hand. he did an outstanding job. >> colin is the main. i think colin did a great job. i am proud of him. >> i want to come out so that i could be a starter and that is what i have been trying to prove since i have been in the league. >> no controversy here. if alex would have been here he would have a great game. we have two good quarterbacks. >> there is nothing here you could dig for to get more. not covering up anything are hiding anything. >> wow! what a dilemma to have you have a starter and a back up that is phenomenal. the 49ers will
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travel to norman's that will take on the norman st. that game is at 1:25 p.m. and afternoon ok. >> the time now is 4:53 on your tuesday morning. we will break down your headline in your forecast expecting more showers in the bay area will be right back.
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welcome back the time is 4 :55 fans cannot give the now of taylor swift and rhianna christine has the scoop in today's hollywood minute. >> life is sweet for taylor swift. the country superstar fourth studio album titled red sold 3 million copies in three weeks.making it musics highest first week music sales in a decade. to add to that she sold out shows in
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minutes. back-to-back shows in boston. the news comes one day after she grabbed her 11th music award. nikik minaj--the american idol judd is our word she will come across too tough. she said she will be nervous but she will love it. >> the center rhianna took fans love for a 7 day seven country tour. they said the pop star has little interaction with the 250 guest sheet of invited aboard. some guest complained of home gravity. the two rafts on november 20th in new york city. >> still ahead on the kron 4 morning news more tensions in gaza and israel is fighting. it is day seven.
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more on that in a moment. a milestone for the bay bridge as the wait has been transferred to the cables. we will check on the latest with whether. erica is looking at the forecast it looks like rain for later in bound to date we will be right back.
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(male announcer) live from the bay area's news station, this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 5:00 a.m. start now.
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(male announcer) live from the bay area's news station, this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 5:00 a.m. start now. >> workers in the port of aqaba on strike this morning will have a live report. the explosions rocked the middle east for a sad day u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton is headed to the region today. plus the 7 cisco 49 is win big without quarterback alex smith. we had a quarterback controversy on our hands? we will talk about that. first let's look at the weather. >> thank you james we are picking up light rain for santa rosa and locations
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north. satellite and radar does show the slow-moving cold front situated over parts of northern california now. we could pick up light rain north of the golden gate bridge later this afternoon. i think the system was they north until the evening and overnight hours. we have the potential for wet weather, the bulk of the rain falling on most of us will be sleeping as we head into tomorrow we have the potential for showers. for the morning commute drive by the afternoon. sunny skies and fairweather thanksgiving and beyond will have a full look at your holiday forecast coming up in a bit. >> george. here's a quick commute we are not tracking any hot spots there is however a wind advisory that has been requested for the bay bridge. the way the advisory's work is generally is an officer drive across the bridge and notices high wins he will notify the traffic management center the dmz and ask them to
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issue an advisory. is not whether service issue but there has been a request for the bay bridge. for traffic around the bay area you can see it is still light even in the east bay where we might on an ordinary day see slow traffic on four and 580. we do not this morning. >> thank you george workers at the port of oakland continue a 24 hour strike began last night about 9:00 p.m.. kron force will tran join us with the latest period will are they blocking the interest? >> know they are not. you see the truck that's those are independent truck drivers that are waiting for the ports open at 6:00 a.m. this morning about 55 minutes from now. they are either here to pick up or drop off. they have nothing to do with the union. they plan to do business as usual. this is organized by the s e r i you. they represent about 500 workers at the port of oakland. they
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are staging a 24 hour protest because the klan the port of oakland is not bargaining in good faith. they have been attentive to negotiate a contract for 16 month so far no progress. the port is refusing to give them all the documents they need so they can get to the bargaining table with full knowledge of what is going on. the port is asking that the workers contribute 5 percent into their retirement fund while they say it that is yes or no but we still have to look at the numbers to see if we want to do it. what they want to do is protesters out here and not disrupt services that the port of oakland as far as oakland international. they did not trdisrupt any of the travelers. they will get in front of the trucks to stop them from coming in the goal is to disrupt service. the port averages about $6 million every day they want to hit them in the pocketbook. word of this
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spread to occupy oakland and last year we saw a lot of occupied oakland people out here. the first day they have the full support of the union the second day they did that day said no we will not support that. this time because they do not want this to be hijacked by the protesters they have hired their own independent security to make sure that this stays with the union back to you james'. >> thvery good will. what time does the port open up? >> it opens at 6:00 a.m.. they are getting off bart trains and gathering. we can have a live interview at that time with the women represented. >> and another strike thousands of bay area nurses are set to walk off the job today it will be the second strike this month by the nurse is represented by the california nurses association. take a look at the video from their strike earlier this month.
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registered nurses at eight hospitals operated by southern help and to san jose hospitals operated by hospital corp. of america will go on strike this morning. they are upset about staffing issues sick leave and other issues. the strike is planned for two days. the strike at the san jose hospital is set for one day. the hospitals have hired replacement workers on a five day contract for the strike the official said because of those contracts the striking nurses will not be allowed to turn to work until sunday. >> new for you this morning an update on the situation out of redwood city where firefighters were assisting with a water main break near brewster avenue and wall street. the call came in around 3:00 this morning. crews say excavations have been that-evacuations have been lifted after in a 8 in. pipe was capped. the intersection remains closed at this hour. we do see
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reports of power outages in that neighborhood. also new this morning president obama is sending secretary of state clinton to the middle east in hopes she can help mediate an end to the violence between israel and pat palestinians and got a. clinton will depart today from cambodia she is with the president during his out asian bussouth east asian v >> a local pastor has resigned from his parish weeks after his defense of a convicted child molester in a festival infuriated parents and scandalized the diocese of san as a. reverend liue vu was the
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pastor at the st. francis cabrini school parish in 1904 stood recognize convicted pedophile mark gorey's or in the sound system at a parish festival, setting off a heated exchange between a group of parents and the rev.. >> prosecutors said that, the air king will be tried as an adult because of the nature of the crime. kavier king bail is set for four and a half million dollars he faces 10 counts of attempted murder torture kidnap and rape six of which are possible life sentences that is convicted he could enter a plea that we. >> the 49ers winning without a quarterback alex smith.
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the four tenors won 32 to 7. this was colin kaepernick time to shine he threw for two under 43 yours two touchdowns. they will play the saints next week in yours. >> @ 5:07 we had to the break for to take a peek at the roadways most are dry at the moment. we will talk about the rain activity as a bit closer to thanksgiving. in san jose is 56 degrees looking for a high of 65 today.
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still ahead on the kron 4 more in those concerns over how to reach chevron's refinery those issues are being debated.
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>> out at the rim shot cam on showing the embarcadero a makeshift like the holidays are here. i think we see some rain on the radar good morning james speaking of radar let us go straight to it. storm track 4 pricking of light rain around santa rosa's as far south as petaluma and down to novato. really just sprinkles we do have some instances of drizzle cloud cover throughout the rest of the bay area it is not necessarily associated with the co from arriving tonight. saturn radar shows the wider picture you can see the met in may for pushing it to comsouthern california. 6:00 p.m. start
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to see some light rain on the front of the system north of the golden gate bridge. the bulk of the wet weather that going to fall later tonight you can see the yellow on the screen around santa rosa. i around 9:00 p.m. as we head into the overnight hours it would continue to sag its way south. waking up tomorrow morning may be light rain as the conditions on the roadway for some of our south spots. as we take a look at temperatures everyone will be in the 60s today. 66 from mountain view. 644 sunnyvale. a degree warmer for los gatos. 65 for milpitas. similar conditions in the east bay walnut creek at 66. 66 for union city. cooler conditions for the north bay again a lot of cloud cover the potential for rain. not only now a letter to the afternoon. 64 for the city a degree warmer for berkeley. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows dry weather on tap for thanksgiving and beyond.
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5:18 it is time for check with your morning commute the george. >> thank you erica. a pretty good ride. i think we will see light traffic as we move closer to the holiday. in a mucthe way of congestion. no problem from the nimitz and the problem from the east shore freeway spirit from the san mateo bridge highway 92 and light and easy ride in both directions. the commute direction is the right side of your screen westbound. this is the golden gate bridge capital plaza were traffic is light heading south coming in from iran. the traffic maps we will update dry times 30 minutes the commute time from release to berkeley. 16 minutes to the san ramon valley on 680 southbound. in the south bay no delays or problems for traffic 280, 101, 85 looks good. the
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dumbarton and san mateo bridge is look good. marin ride still under 23 minutes from novato to the golden gate bridge. >> james. >> thank you george. there is concern over the type of pipe that chevron plans to use to replace the one that broke last august causing a huge fire at the return refinery. preliminary findings suggest all russian caused the carbon steel pipe to the chileans august refinery fire richmond chevron is not as of the city of richmond for a permit to replace the pipe with something better. and i percent kron in steel alloy out but the chemical safety board isn't sure that what is best prevent the future is this. >> the particular alloy is caught nine chrome can be susceptible to what is called suffocation corrosion. it does not prove the our law is not a good choice it does prompt more questions about whether the alloy resist this type of corrosion. >> the chemical safety board
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has issued a subpoena from chevron's the support once a question to answer why they have chosen what they haven't explained why they chose kron in still instead of stainless steel. >> the san francisco supervisor a set to vote on an ordinance that would ban nudity in most public places this supervisors got a weiner would make exceptions for permanent street fairs as well as young children. he says he resisted the band but felt compelled to act after constituents complained about naked men walking around the streets. the ban sparked new protests and lawsuits. >> a $20,000 reward is out for information leading to the arrest of will ever perpetrated of violent crime spree in the south bay. here is a sketch of the man the police are looking for 4 shooting and killing a 22 year-old man who we attempted to carjack friday night and he has described
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as a hispanic male 2025 years ago with a white hooded sweatshirt. a second attack a 26 year-old jonathan dawson will banks is the second attack the was arrested following a string of robberies at convenience stores and gas stations ending in a gun battle during which one officer was shot. the officer did escape serious injury apparently he was saved by a metal maize bottle in his belt. police are looking for the second man in connection with the shooting. a psychiatrist says the man accused of killing seven people in oakland earlier this year is not competent to stand trial he said the man as paranoid schizophrenia and cannot cooperate with lawyers and does not understand the justice system a second psychiatrist has not finished his report of the hearing will be
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postponed to january 7th. >> still ahead on the kron 4 morning news good news for 20 lover's wife hostas may not be out of business just yet. here is a live look at the golden gate bridge. we're watching the weather looks like we have rain probably hitting most the bay area. more on that in a bit. hannay lot from your ride today it were, no delays simpson on all poor planning corolla men this
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we are back national news this morning federal authorities say for southern california men have been charged with plotting to kill americans overseas by joining out qaeda and the caliban in afghanistan the defendants will rested for plotting to bomb government facilities in public places. the fbi says the alleged terrorists and criminals serve in the u.s. air force. >> authorities in indianapolis have lost a homicide investigation after a house explosion kills two people and leveled dozens of homes on november 10th.
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investigators now searching for a wide band seen in the neighborhood authorities originally believe the natural gas triggered the explosion. funerals were held yesterday for two people in the blast. >> a possible rescue for the twinkie hostess at its second largest union will go into mediation many the maker of twinkies and other snack foods will not be going out of business just yet. the company already in bankruptcy have been in court yesterday to liquidate its assets. hostas site a crippling strike last week, just as both parties still need to talk it out with the federal mediation if that does not work that could take the next that they have to talk about first. police and idaho arrested 22 your man in the beating death of a rare monkeys at the boise zoo. the man was one of two men suspected spotted at the zoo early saturday morning
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shirley before monkey was downstairs the injured. supporters say that alibi from blunt force trauma to the head and neck. tips led the police to suspect. a stories from blood at the site. >> still ahead on the kron 4 morning news president obama on the last leg of his tour of southeast asia today we will update you on what he is doing there today we have a live look at your bay bridge approach westbound 80. so far so good whether wise. it will give wet today we will get the latest on your forecast with erica in just a minute.
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>> then morning we are seeing some light rains just north of the golden gate bridge. there's a heavy spring call for some of our north bay spots. resuming and there could be some bad conditions along highway 1 01. picking up some light
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rain right around and about l 1 01 stretching down toward san rafael. right are showing a slow-moving system bringing a close friend and impacting portions of northern california. the bill because the conditions associated with this ca. >> still a pretty light and easy ride around the area. the san mateo bridge is an easy commute in both directions. the volume is building just a bit in the east bay for highway 1 04 and interstate 580. it is still pretty light and easy ride around the bay. >> workers at the port of oakland are continuing a 24 hour strike this morning that began last night at 9:00 p.m. will tran joins us at the port with conditions
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>> good morning the strike does not officially and and the people are already gathering they started about 10 minutes ago. there trying to send a message to the port of work and that they are not bargaining in what they call good faith. some of the people that we spoke to this morning at least 500 people here may be a little more or less i tried to ask them as a goal to disrupt the meeting and get in front of the trucks so they could not pick up. they said they did not know they just wanted to send a message to the port of or oakland. if they do get in the wake of the truck's here well that just be the way it is? the response was probably. they cannot fully control the situation. they claimed the port of oakland is refusing
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to bargain in good face or work with them --faith. they got the documents on monday but it did not stop workers from calling off the strike. we got a chance to talk to some of th drivers and their the heart and soul of the port of oakland. i ask if they would join in solidarity with the union members and the truck members said no because their livelihood depends on it. they will carry on as usual. if they shut down the port of oakland it will inflict about $6 billion worth of damage. to give an example they started at 9:00 p.m. last night at oakland international. according to one union representative they had about 200 people show up there as well. they never disrupted travel for the passengers, they were
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free come and go. we will just have to wait and see what happens. occupy oakland found out about this and even union members were worried they the occupiers would hijack what they were trying to do. this is just a 24 hour strike and day hired their own security to keep occupiers out. they said this is our fight. >> at the airport in oakland you hear that me get a little nervous as we get towards thanksgiving travel. >> exactly, they promised they would not do that. if that happens over here business should come and go. this is the gathering place but you concede that they are already in the roadways over there. the port is not open for another 25 minutes so they can do that. at 6:00 when the gates open we just have to see if they will
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remain in front of the truck drivers. of course the truck drivers will not run them over to do what they need to do. >> >> they think while the port this is where all this stuff is. thanksgiving in shopping and is the stuff going to make it to the stores? these are all things that could be on people's minds this morning. we will see how this develops throughout the morning. thanks well. >> today as president obama last stop on his tour of asia. we heard from one of his aides this morning that the president held a " tense meeting with cambodia's prime minister. the president also met with china's premier today. this is the first meeting between the two countries since the power transition in china and the presidential election. >> pg and he is offering a $10,000 reward leading to
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the arrest and conviction of two people and a walnut creek kidnapping case. take a look at this surveillance video we got from outside the bank. this was november 7th. the woman was walking to her car when two men forced her into her own car and tied her up and blindfolded her. they drove her around to a bunch of atms where they'd withdrew money from her account. later she was let out that night and she made it home but they are still looking for those two men. friends and family came out for a small memorial for a missing hayward girl who disappeared 24 years ago. michaela garecht was kidnapped in 1988 and that market outside of the hayward. at the put yellow ribbons on a tree. this is where the spot where mchale
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garrett was pulled into the car. the child's bone fragments found in a gairave linked to the speed freak killers. >> all happy endings became impossible the mall at mchale was kidnapped. for the last 24 years she has been put in either a situation where she is probably being abused, on happy, it scared. or she is no longer alive and either situation is difficult. >> mchale was mother said that she will probably hold a candlelight vigil for her every year. >> we have temperatures in san francisco and mild and will increase their out
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>> a government panel wants people to be routinely tested for hiv. the u.s. preventive services task force suggest that people ages 15 to 65 in all pregnant women be checked for the disease. does the change from the 2005 recommendations which covered adolescents and adults for increased risk of hiv. 25 percent of people infected with hiv do not even know they have the disease. the task force says more must be done to make people aware as early as possible. they estimate there are 1.2 people living million people living in the u.s. with hiv. >> many twitter users are not using the social network for comments and funny videos. they're using it for more at series issues like cardiac arrest and cpr. also
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tracking these swine flu epidemic and years passed as well as in haiti. >> why california judge is of banning the city from putting of the nativity scene. we will have more when the kron4 news continues.
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>> we're starting office tuesday morning telling about the big stories that are developing now live. we are at the port of oakland as you can see here where workers, unionized workers are striking this morning. this is a strike that started with the same union workers over at the oakland airport at 9:30 p.m. last night. workers are saying there are unfair labor practices that they are protesting. port officials are concerned that this will cause a disruption at the port. it opens for business and about 15 minutes. we
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will see if that indeed happens. redwood city fire investigators on the scene were a water main break have about three it a.m. this morning. and 8 in. pipe was passion but has been capped and this intersection remains closed right now. secretary clinton is in the middle east to try to help alleviate some of the tension for the conflict and data. she is meeting with the israeli prime minister in jerusalem and will also be meeting with palestinian officials before heading to cairo egypt. >> of their rubino made to the scene in san marco park. the city shut down the six decade tradition this year after last year's bitter dispute between religious groups and a fist in that community. the christian groups sued claiming that the ban was violating their freedom of speech. the
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representative said he claims to appeal and another hearing is scheduled for next month. >> you can see the approach to the bay bridge which is pretty good for you. at the right we're still looking at the golden gate bridge with dry white traffic and a dry back. --deck >> storm tracker 4 is picking up some light rain in santa rosa on the side of the free right now. the 1 01 after a 580 interchange, expect the user when sold wipers. the bigger picture with satellite and radar shows that is nothing compared to the system the complex cold front that we are tracking in northern california. we will see some heavy rain, maybe an inch or an inch and a half an hour north bay hills. maybe a half inch for the san francisco bay area. the bulk of this wet weather will
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fall by the majority of us will be sleeping. future cast four shows 6:00 p.m. tonight we will contend with wet weather north of the golden gate bridge. 9:00 p.m. we will start to pick up the yellow on the screen indicating moderate to heavy rain and this system will continue to sag its way south. you can see the band of moderate to heavy rain crossing over night. we'll put the clock and a motion once again waking up at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning showers will have passed over the north bay and parts of san francisco's well. we will still be contending with some wet weather for your morning commute so be aware that. a lot of folks will be on the road ahead of the thanksgiving holiday. temperatures '50s free much everywhere 57 of the door concord 58 in san francisco and into the afternoon everyone will be in the '60s. relatively mild day but it will be a costly one. with that we do have the chance for rain. 65 for
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fairfield 67 for fairfield in oakland los 60s and half moon bay in the seven they are on the bay forecast shows drier conditions are on thanksgiving. saturday and sunday temperatures will be a little warmer and a mild weekend in-store was sunshine into the afternoon. 5:48 a.m. and now on to traffic. good morning george. >> good morning air cow we are not tracking any hot spots. still light and even at the bay bridge. is starting to back up a bit in the center lane in each left-hand lane. fasttrack no delays yet. san mateo bridge is still an easy ride in both directions. the golden gate bridge ride 1 01 southbound is also based move commute as well. the
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traffic maps show the drive times in the east bay have not climbed much. 1415 minutes for hercules to berkeley. the 580 ride was word is definitely rack lighter than usual. 16 minutes as we head north from the capitol expressway to the monte you expressway. we picked up a little slowing ahead of schedule on the 1 01 southbound but we are still incident free and the drive times are still under three minutes from nevada to the golden gate bridge. >> barbara walters has on veiled her list of the year's most fascinating people. the list ranges from actors to politicians to olympians and writers. actor been affleck made at the list as well as the new jersey gov. chris christie. gabby douglas also may be less and secretary of state
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hillary clinton. the bridges boy jan one direction made one of the top spots. she has not named heard top person though you will have to watch her most fascinating people of 2012 to find out. it airs december 12th on abc. >> a big milestone for the bay bridge. the weight of that entire structure has been transferred from the scaffolding that has been helping supporting it to the of 32,500 t are now supported by the cables. this is some of the animation describing how they were going to do that over the last few months. there is a press corps for later on today on the golden gate bridge. we'll have our cameras there and it give you a close look up front. all the lose of pollution
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four. solution that permits have been sold. they sold for about $10 each at last week's auction. this is for california's so-called cap in trade program. this is and add dramatically reducing gas emissions. >> part is changing up a schedule an expectation of a busy weekend. starting today from 9 until 6:00 p.m. $3 blue tickets will be available for the airport shuttle. tomorrow and sunday longer trains will be running to help get passengers to and from sfo. on thanksgiving day part will run on sunday schedule beginning at 8:00 a.m. and on friday to bar will run full length trains starting at 6 in the morning. >> david beckham will be
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leaving the team after his game. he helps the galaxy win the title. the announcement comes 10 months after beckham signed a new two-year contract with the galaxy. >> i live look at the weather in walnut creek right now. i can never tell if it is raining. >> no is not. >> i know it is in the north bay but not in the creek yet. in livermore is 48 degrees. we will tell you more about the rain in your neighborhood in just a few minutes.
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